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April 20, 2018 - Boyne City July 4 volunteers needed; info meeting Monday April 23
April 20, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Charlevoix Probate notice to creditors of Scott R. Spalding
April 20, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Charlevoix County Board April 11 synopsis
April 20, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Boyne zoning ordinance 2nd reading
April 20, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Boyne play structure sealing bids taken until May 1
April 20, 2018 - Michigan contractors urge lawmakers to protect prevailing wage
April 20, 2018 - Boyne City, Ellsworth students among CTAC art show winners
April 19, 2018 - Free curling classes for all ages in Petoskey
April 18, 2018 - Heading north this weekend? Mackinaw Bridge to close briefly Saturday morning
April 18, 2018 - Boyne City schools needs volunteers for home track events
April 18, 2018 - Charlevoix County College Sports Digest
April 18, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Boyne City budget 2018-2019
April 18, 2018 - Boyne City Police incident reports April 2-8
April 18, 2018 - Remembering Boyne’s Jill Crissman
April 18, 2018 - Village of Boyne Falls meeting reveals extra clerk pay, open meeting violation, and more
April 18, 2018 - Charlevoix County courts and clerk filings
April 17, 2018 - Boyne City auction – Saturday April 21 – benefits Charlevoix Humane Society
April 17, 2018 - Great food and drink planned for Charlevoix Spring Restaurant week, April 22-28
April 17, 2018 - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder shares school safety initiatives
April 17, 2018 - Michigan Adopt-A-Highway dates change due to weather
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    Boyne City July 4 volunteers needed; info meeting Monday April 23

    With several of Boyne City’s Independence Day festival organizers planning to retire after this year, the city’s 4th of July Committee will need new volunteers to help keep the events going. After more than three decades of service, 4th of July Committee Co-chairs Liz Kroondyk and Ann Parks will be stepping down. Organizers fear that,…

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    Boyne City, Ellsworth students among CTAC art show winners

    On Saturday, April 7, Crooked Tree Arts Center-Petoskey’s Annual Youth Art Show opened. The artwork created by students in the Char-Em ISD, and homeschool students in Charlevoix and Emmet counties will be on display through Saturday May 5.     Pictured in the featured image are: “Final Exam Tea Pot” by Houston Spencer, Grade 12,…

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    Charlevoix County College Sports Digest

    This special feature is produced for the Boyne City Gazette by sportswriter Chris Graber. Following is an in-depth look at how former high school athletes from around Charlevoix County are doing in sports at the college and university level.    

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    Remembering Boyne’s Jill Crissman

    BY CHRIS FAULKNOR, PUBLISHER I used to watch the cartoon “Beetlejuice” on TV when I was little. While it’s an interesting way to start a column, my reasoning will be plain in a moment. The main character, when finding herself in a bind, would mutter “Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice” to herself, at which time, the hero…

Boyne City July 4 volunteers needed; info meeting Monday April 23

With several of Boyne City’s Independence Day festival organizers planning to retire after this year, the city’s 4th of July Committee will need new volunteers to help keep the events going. After more than three decades of service, 4th of July Committee Co-chairs Liz Kroondyk and Ann Parks will be stepping down. Organizers fear that,…

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  • Boyne City, Ellsworth students among CTAC art show winners

    On Saturday, April 7, Crooked Tree Arts Center-Petoskey’s Annual Youth Art Show opened. The artwork created by students in the Char-Em ISD, and homeschool students in Charlevoix and Emmet counties will be on display through Saturday May 5.     Pictured in the featured image are: “Final Exam Tea Pot” by Houston Spencer, Grade 12,…

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  • Heading north this weekend? Mackinaw Bridge to close briefly Saturday morning

    Brief, early-morning Mackinac Bridge closure scheduled to begin next phase of tower painting project  To continue repainting the Mackinac Bridge’s north tower, contractors need to hang a pair of custom moveable scaffold platforms above the roadway, requiring a brief closureSaturday morning. Seaway Painting, the contractor for the $6.3 million two-season project, expects to need a 30-minute…

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  • Charlevoix County College Sports Digest

    This special feature is produced for the Boyne City Gazette by sportswriter Chris Graber. Following is an in-depth look at how former high school athletes from around Charlevoix County are doing in sports at the college and university level.    

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  • Boyne City auction – Saturday April 21 – benefits Charlevoix Humane Society

    Auction! Three business liquidation sale Saturday April 21st 10 a.m. — Preview 9 a.m. 116 S Lake St, Boyne City, MI 49712 Inventory liquidation of the Sportsman’s Bar, and Little Lena’s Restaurant along with inventory from CindiFrancos Cool Stuff. Loaded with kitchen equipment, tables, chairs sports bar memorabilia, home accessories, home décor, Arcade game, and lots more….

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  • Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder shares school safety initiatives

    Gov. Rick Snyder yesterday unveiled a plan to phase-in new school safety initiatives designed to help ensure students in Michigan can focus on growing and learning rather than being worried about violence in school. “Recent tragedies taking place in schools nationwide have escalated emotions and driven some people to entrench upon a single position. But…

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  • #451 Boyne City Gazette April 18

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the recent passing of Jilaine Crissman, the latest dubious goings-on in the Village of Boyne Falls, info on scams to beware of, local winners of the big art contest, an update on PirateFest, lots of cops & courts news, many public notices which may affect you, a…

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  • OBITUARY: Andrew Brzezinski July 8, 1934 – April 5, 2018

    Andrew Brzezinski, 83, of Boyne City, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. He was born on July 8, 1934, in Hamtramck, Michigan, the son of Andrew, Jr. and Stella (Syska) Brzezinski. Andrew served in the United States Navy from 1954 to 1962. He married Constance Whitfield on October 7,…

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  • GUEST COMMENTARY: Sexual assault awareness

    By Megan King, Violence Prevention Coordinator, Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan Each year during April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we seek to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. This year feels different.    

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  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Charlevoix County notice of elections May 8

    ELECTION NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION TO THE ELECTORS OF THE FOLLOWING CITIES/TOWNSHIPS CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, MICHIGAN TO BE HELD MAY 8, 2018 To the qualified electors of the following Cities/Townships notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, for the purpose of electing officials for the following…

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  • MI Sen. Gary Peters questions Coast Guard on Line 5 damage

    Questioning Comes Amid Reports This Week That Vessel Activity Caused Dents into Aging Pipeline in Straits of Mackinac WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), a member of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today questioned U.S. Coast Guard Deputy Commandant for Operations, Policy, and Capabilities, Rear Admiral Linda Fagan at a committee hearing, following reports…

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  • MI Senator Wayne Schmidt: close Enbridge pipeline during investigation

    State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, issued the following statement on Wednesday regarding the recent damage to Line 5 and other underwater cables beneath the straits: “I cannot begin to explain my disappointment with what happened last week — not only because of what happened, but how it was handled as well. “The communication efforts by…

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  • Expect to hear warning siren at 1 p.m. today in Boyne, EJ, Charlevoix

    The cities of Boyne City, Charlevoix and East Jordan, in cooperation with the Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet Central Dispatch Authority, will be participating in the annual statewide Outdoor Warning Siren testing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday April 11. The siren testing should last for less than a minute. The communities are looking to continue their siren…

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  • USPS urges dog owners to secure pets when accepting pacakges

    U.S. Postal Service Releases Annual Dog Attack City Rankings Delivery Scanning Technology Linked to Decrease from 2016 The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide reached 6,244 in 2017 — more than 500 fewer than 2016. Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is showcasing technology that alerts mail carriers of potential attacks while releasing…

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  • Boyne City Police reports March 12-25

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday March 12 0545 Assist EMS 2in the 200 block of W Court. 1120 Civil complaint in the 300 E Division St 1208 Vehicle unlock in the 400 block of N Lake St 1248 Report of Credit card…

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  • Michigan Sen. Stabenow presents legislation to lower Rx prices

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) recently unveiled new legislation aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs during an event at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Americans pay—by far—the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. Prices for the most popular brand-name drugs have risen 208% from 2008 to 2016, according to AARP. “I continue to…

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